'''Georgia''' ( ) is a U.S. state|state
in the southeastern United States|southeastern United States
. It was established in 1733, the last of the original Thirteen Colonies
Named after King George II of Great Britain
Georgia was the fourth state to ratify
the United States Constitution
, on January 2, 1788.
It declared its Georgia Secession Convention of 1861|secession
from the Union on January 19, 1861, and was one of the original seven Confederate States of America|Confederate states
It was the last state to be restored to the Union, on July 15, 1870.
Georgia is the List of U.S. states and territories by area|24th largest
and the List of U.S. states and territories by population|8th most populous
of the List of U.S. states|50 United States